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State of North Carolina Land Grant Register

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0904

This register documents 89 land grants issued by the state of North Carolina between 1792 and 1794. Most of the land transferred was located in Green and Hawkins Counties, but Jefferson County and the Eastern District are also represented.

Dates

  • 1792-1794

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.71 Linear Feet

Abstract

This register documents 89 land grants issued by the state of North Carolina between 1792 and 1794. Most of the land transferred was located in Green and Hawkins Counties, but Jefferson County and the Eastern District are also represented.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hawkins County was founded on January 6, 1787 as a county in North Carolina. It was named after Benjamin Hawkins, a U.S. Senator from North Carolina. Greene County was formed as a county in North Carolina in 1783. It was named for Major General Nathaniel Greene. Jefferson County was established on June 11, 1792 by William Blount, governor of the Southwest Territory.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Index to Grantees

This index is organized by the surname of the grantee. Page numbers refer to the original numbers on the book's pages; in the section that has been renumbered, these numbers are slightly lower than the new numbers.
Alden, Roger
82-83
Ashert, William
60
Balch, Amos
4
Baldwin, Jesse
39
Bell, William
30, 42
Berry, Hugh
85
Blackburn, John
88
Brown, John
28
Bryan, Peter
32
Bullard, Joseph
73-80
Campbell, William
15
Chamberlane, Herman
59
Cox, James
84
Evens, Nethaniel and Joseph
33
Evins, Andrew
63
Fulkerson, Abraham
31, 71
Fulkerson, Frederick
20
Foullen, Thomas
2
Garrison, Joseph
12
Gentry, Charles
8
Gentry, Jesse
27
Gilbreath, Hugh
100
Goforth, William
35
Gordon, George
67
Green, Francis
41
Gulls, Ellit
13
Gyn, John
34
Henderson, Andrew
55
Hestan, Ferall
70
Horner, William
54
Howard, John
101
James, George
82-83
John, Ebenezer
23
Jonston, Hugh
14
Johnston, John
25
Kelso, Hugh
61
Kirkpatrick, Hugh
26
Laine, Tidence
40
Lea, James
10-11, 52-53, 55, 72
Lyons, Nathaniel
43
Mann, James
19
McBroom, William
9
Meek, Adam
44-48, 50-51, 57-58
Moore, Benjamin
52
Moore, James
18, 62
Mulsley, John
24
Murphy, William
7
Patterson, John
3, 81
Purkins, Nicholas
37, 38
Rainney, Joseph
17
Rowan, Francis
22
Seaborn, Edward
21, 86-87
Seales, Joseph
36
Shadin, Alexander
16
Sheddan, Abraham
89
Snoddy, Thomas
68
Sutton, James
65
Thornbury, Joseph
90
Truman, Ignatious
29
Tully, Charles
66
Wallace, Matthew
49
Williams, Albin
69
Woodward, Abraham
64
Wright, Edmond
56

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480